Contrasting the Goals, Strategies, and Predictions Associated with Simplified Numerical Models and Detailed Simulations

  1. Peter R. Wilcock and
  2. Richard M. Iverson
  1. A. Brad Murray

Published Online: 29 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/135GM11

Prediction in Geomorphology

Prediction in Geomorphology

How to Cite

Murray, A. B. (2003) Contrasting the Goals, Strategies, and Predictions Associated with Simplified Numerical Models and Detailed Simulations, in Prediction in Geomorphology (eds P. R. Wilcock and R. M. Iverson), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/135GM11

Author Information

  1. Division of Earth and Ocean Sciences, Nicholas School of the Environment and Earth Sciences, and Center for Nonlinear and Complex Systems, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875909936

Online ISBN: 9781118668559

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Keywords:

  • Geomorphology—Mathematical models

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction: Three Ways of Arranging Numerical Models

  • Examples of Contrasting Modeling Approaches

  • Relationship between Complex-Systems Research and Exploratory Models

  • Addressing Objections to Exploratory Models

  • Model Testing

  • Discussion